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The Vision Council Releases Results of Nationwide Digital Eye Strain, Blue Light Survey

January 5
Alexandria, VA (January 5, 2017) – The Vision Council has announced the results of a nationwide survey detailing the effects and implications of blue light—and available eyewear treatment options—as more than 165,000 attendees gather with the latest in technology at the 2017 International Consumer Electronics Show. As part of its ongoing efforts... Read More »

The Vision Council Announces Greg Chavez as New Executive Vice President, Operations and Membership

November 1
Alexandria, VA – November 1, 2016 – The Vision Council has announced the promotion of Greg Chavez to Executive Vice President, Operations and Membership. Greg has been with The Vision Council for 13 years, joining as the director of member services in 2003 before taking on the role of vice president of member services in 2006. "Greg has worked... Read More »

Up and Coming Optical Industry Executives Gain a Seat at the Table with The Vision Council Board

October 28
Alexandria, VA – October 28, 2016 - The Vision Council Board of Directors unanimously approved the formation of the new Emerging Optical Leaders Committee, tasked with identifying and developing the next generation of optical industry leaders for The Vision Council.  Mike Hundert, vice chairman of The Vision Council’s Board of Directors, made a... Read More »

The Vision Council Announces Ashley Mills as New CEO

October 18
Alexandria, VA (October 18, 2016) – The Vision Council is pleased to announce Ashley Mills as the new CEO following the retirement of industry veteran Mike Daley, previously announced in June. Ashley brings over 20 years of progressive trade association management, marketing and leadership experience to the position. Ashley joined The Vision... Read More »

The Vision Council Commits $3 Million to Think About Your Eyes Campaign

October 10
Alexandria, VA (October 10, 2016) – The Vision Council has announced that it will contribute $3 million to the Think About Your Eyes Campaign in 2017, an increase from the 2016 contribution of $500,000, in response to the overwhelming success of the campaign in reaching consumers and growing eye exams across the country. In 2015 alone, Think About... Read More »